Healthcare

The Hyde Amendment’s lasting legacy

Friday, Sept. 30 marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Hyde Amendment -- legislation which limits the federal government’s ability to fund abortion through Medicaid. While there may not be a march on Washington as pro-lifers do for the...

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The man behind the curtain in drug price increases

More so than most issues we deal with in Washington, health care is personal.  We all feel it when something changes in our health care system.  No one is immune, and for some, those changes mean life or death.

It is very...

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Getting it right on value frameworks

“Value” — especially in the context of healthcare and medicine — is a word that gets used so often these days, and in so many different ways, that it can be difficult to pin down exactly what it means – or should mean. In the debate over the...

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Mylan CEO should be ashamed of EpiPen prices

Last week the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the skyrocketing price of life-saving Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, better known as the EpiPen. This hearing was especially important because EpiPens are predominantly...

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The facts on community eligibility

Schools are just back in session and offering healthy meals to children around the country. But short-sighted policymakers and others are misrepresenting and attacking the Community Eligibility Provision, a widely- adopted and popular provision...

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